Stock Order Types – What is the Difference Between Buy and Sell Orders

Stock Order Types – What is the Difference Between Buy and Sell Orders

Stock Order Types: Market Order, Limit Order, and More Stock trading is a game of chance, but knowledge of the rules can make the difference between winning and losing. Like in chess or poker, understanding strategy matters. By understanding the various rules and restrictions you can place on a stock transaction, you will minimize risk…

How Much Money Do You Need to Trade Stocks?

How Much Money Do You Need to Trade Stocks?

“How much money do you need to trade stocks?” is one question that beginning stock traders frequently ask. Let’s explain startup costs for those interested in transitioning from a casual “long-term” trader into a “short-term” day trader. The answer is a bit complex for several reasons.  1.     There are several types of trading strategies for purchasing…

How Traders and Investors Overcome Fear and Greed

How Traders and Investors Overcome Fear and Greed

How Traders and Investors Overcome Fear and Greed Just two characteristics separate you from the wealthiest people on Wall Street: effort, and emotional discipline. The former is straightforward. The latter is not. The greatest investors and traders in the world are impressive, but they’re not all rocket scientists. They possess no inimitable genius, no ability…